Spike Kohlbecker

Spike Kohlbecker


 

Twitter: @RacingSpike

Instagram: @spikekohlbeckerracing

DOB: December 13, 2002

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

Team: Turn 3 Motorsport w/Ignite Autosport


HOBBIES: Drones, airsoft, VR, taking my dog Daisy to the park, all things that go fast RACE TRACK TIES: I’ve attended the St. Pete Grand Prix every year during spring break before I actually raced a car in it myself. However, as a kid I always ran in the St. Pete Grand Prix 5K race held a day or two before the start of the event … and won I might add. CHARITY WORK OR SUPPORT: Raceway Gives and Easter Seals RACING GOAL: Becoming a better person through racing experiences both on and off track RACING HERO: My grandpa and grandma. They bought me my first go kart and have always been my biggest cheerleaders. FAVORITE SPORT TO WATCH: St. Louis Blues hockey team FAVORITE SPORT TO PLAY: Pickle Ball FITNESS: Training with Central Institute for Human Performance [CIHP] – which includes physical and mental training plus nutrition TALENT I WISH I HAD: I can juggle three balls but I really like to be able to juggle four FAVORITE PLACE TO VISIT: Idaho BUCKET LIST ITEMS: Live and travel in a RV or caravan, explore the world, camp in the mountains, fish in Alpine Lakes PET PEEVES: I don't like parties INTERESTING NOTE: I love the out of doors and the wilderness – fishing, hiking, snow shoeing.

 

RACING HISTORY

2021: Finished seventh in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship with one podium and 13 top-10 results… earned Hyperco Rookie of the Year honors. 2020: Finished third in the F4 United States Championship powered by Honda with two wins, six additional podium finishes and three pole positions… competed in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand, scoring a best finish of fifth and earning the “Most Improved Driver” award. 2019: Finished second in the Avon Tyres UK National Championship with three wins and eight additional podium finishes… finished seventh in the New Zealand Formula 1600 Championship (despite missing the first three races) with four podium finishes and nine top-fives in 12 races. 2018: Finished third in the Canadian F1600 Super Series with a win and four additional podium finishes… also finished third in the (Canadian) Toyo Tires F1600 Championship with two wins… finished seventh in the Canadian Formula Tour 1600 despite competing in only eight of the 17 races. 2017: Completed the Bob Bondurant School of Racing Four-day High Performance Driving School and the Lucas Oil School of Racing Advanced Lapping School… made his car racing debut with the Lucas Oil School of Racing at NOLA Motorsports Park (LA), qualifying second and finishing fifth. 2005-2016: Factory kart driver for Margay Racing.